Tim McGraw Gets Sober, Kills Only Chance of Revitalizing Country Music

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It's a fact: Genius is often linked with mental illness, and mental illness coincides pretty well with chemical problems. Hell, there's even studies out there now that show that alcohol can enhance creativity and problem solving skills.

While McGraw may have saved his marriage, his family and ultimately his life, he's secured his spot in the comforts of sanity and will now create even more boring music than before.

At least the world still has Trace Adkins, a man who amputated his own finger, survived a tractor accident, an auto accident, being shot in the heart by his ex-wife, and even lived through authoring the song "Honky-Tonk Badonka Donk." Randy Travis has had a good run lately too - last summer he was found naked lying in the middle of a Texas back road, and when police showed up to arrest him, he threatened to kill all of them. Maybe this kind of behavior isn't good for society, but it sure would make a hell of a country song. Forget your wife and children, Tim: Won't you please think of the music?

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Dulcinita
Dulcinita

Drew Ailes I reckon' you don't know much about country music then if you say it's unlistenable for the last 20 years. Unfortunately, country music, along with the times has gotten just as flashy and commercialized as any other mega popular genre, but if you think you haven't heard anything good, you ought to stop writing about that which you just don't get. It's ok if you want to keep on listening to the oldies but goodies, but step aside and let the fans enjoy the greatness that country music is and will always be. Ever changing but still true to it's core. Even some of the oldest greats still with us appreciate today's country music. With all music, there are those to be filed in the crap bin, so be it. Far more of it belongs on the radio. This is the first time I've read anything you've written and it'll be the last. Like a bad country song, you're not getting anymore play in my house. *flush

conformity
conformity

@Dulcinita drew ailes loses yet another tim mcgraw fan from his large and varied fanbase. R.i.p.

vonschlosser
vonschlosser

the country music industry is more the suburban music industry. it's all in the tradition of Garth Brooks, not Johnny Cash. the real thing is out there. you've still got guys like David Eugene Edwards, Slim Cessna and Munly, still making new legit music & touring despite total and complete indifference from the "country music industry"

Ericka Gray Brewer
Ericka Gray Brewer

I agree. Clint Black couldn't do anything after marrying Lisa Hartman because he was happy.

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